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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:18:35 GMT

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign - Gloucester Citizen


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Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign
Gloucester Citizen
Stoptober is in full swing, helping smokers quit for good. Lisa Salmon reveals her top tips for stubbing out. If you're hoping to quit smoking, this could be just the time to do it. Because October is also Stoptober (stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk), the ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:24:10 GMT

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign - Essex Chronicle


Essex Chronicle

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign
Essex Chronicle
Smokers in Mid Essex are being offered the chance to quit for good by getting involved in the national NHS Stoptober campaign. A Stop Smoking stall, set up by social enterprise group Provide, will be at Chelmsford High Street Market today (October 3 ...
Support for 'Stoptober' campaignNew Post Leader
If you're gasping for a fag, a little giggle might help...Comet 24
£46million cost of smoking-related sick days to Plymouth region economy revealedPlymouth Herald
OnMedica -South Cotswolds Gazette
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 05:36:09 GMT

Health workers back Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit - Kidderminster Shuttle


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Health workers back Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit
Kidderminster Shuttle
HEALTH workers in Wyre Forest are encouraging the community to stop smoking as part of the national Stoptober campaign. NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing the campaign as it says smoking costs the Worcestershire NHS ...
Brentford footballers back Stoptober campaigngetwestlondon
Smokers band together in fight to quit smoking during Stoptober monthCrewe Chronicle
Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnantITV News
Bridgwater Mercury -The Westmorland Gazette -Redditch Standard
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:27:18 GMT

Syracuse University tobacco ban aims to create generation of non-smokers - The Post-Standard - syracuse.com


Syracuse University tobacco ban aims to create generation of non-smokers
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
Very few had smoking bans in the mid-2000s, according to Health and Human Services. But by 2012, when the department started its campaign, 774 campuses already had smoke free policies. In the two years since, 704 additional campuses adopted smoke ...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:06:04 GMT

SCOTUS' racial blind spot: Why a small group of elites is dragging America ... - Salon


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SCOTUS' racial blind spot: Why a small group of elites is dragging America ...
Salon
Similarly, it destroys lives. Once we recognized and accepted the medical effects of nicotine, we waged an effective campaign against smoking, and made it individually unhealthy and socially unacceptable to smoke in public places. Likewise, we should ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:15:02 GMT

Dr Jerip launches state-level anti-smoking campaign - The Borneo Post


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Dr Jerip launches state-level anti-smoking campaign
The Borneo Post
“This year's theme, 'Save Money, Stop Smoking! Save Lives', is aimed at inviting smokers to kick the unhealthy habit. “To achieve this objective, the Health Department have carried out various activities and stop-smoking campaigns,” he said. Among ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:35:04 GMT

Former smoker on a roll - Stuff.co.nz


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Former smoker on a roll
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A Blenheim woman is feeling healthier than ever after going a month without cigarettes as part of Stoptober. Erica Mason psyched herself up for two weeks before the start of the national mass-quitting campaign after telling the Express of her ...
Stoptober a successwaateanews.com
Record numbers quit during StoptoberThe Northern Echo
Worcestershire smokers stub out fags for successful "Stoptober"Worcester News
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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:03:34 GMT

Stoptober: The stop smoking campaign - ITV News


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Stoptober: The stop smoking campaign
ITV News
Smoking is our biggest avoidable killer and is a huge drain on the NHS. Despite knowing the risks, many smokers struggle to quit, which is why the Stoptober campaign is aimed at encouraging and helping people to give up for good. Julie Harrison reports:.
Smokers encouraged to swap fags for gags in this year's Stopober campaignCambridge News
Medical Specialists® NHS Pharmacy Help Thousands Quit Smoking for StoptoberPR Web (press release)
Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habitCITY A.M.
expressandstar.com -3News NZ -EastLondonLines
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:17:28 GMT

A sneak peak at new movies during the holidays - Los Angeles Times


A sneak peak at new movies during the holidays
Los Angeles Times
A documentary following 22-year-old Stanford graduate Michael Tubbs' campaign for a seat on the Stockton City Council in a year of impending bankruptcy and record homicides. Directed by Kevin Gordon. .... A quartet of penguins team with an undercover ...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:13:54 GMT

Lemaitre: Tobacco ban reveals Evanston's disregard for Northwestern students - Daily Northwestern


Lemaitre: Tobacco ban reveals Evanston's disregard for Northwestern students
Daily Northwestern
City Council stopped short of outlawing the possession of cigarettes, which one alderman called “excessive” and another foresaw as unfairly punishing young individuals already addicted to tobacco products. The reasoning for the new ordinance was based ...

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:01:17 -0700

Take on the Stoptober challenge

SMOKERS in York are being urged to quit as part of Stoptober. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:33:08 -0700

Will you take part in Stoptober?

The national stop smoking campaign Stoptober starts today - but will you be taking part? Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 04:25:02 -0700

Essex Chronicle published Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign

by Grace EarlSmokers in Mid Essex are being offered the chance to quit for good by getting involved in the national NHS Stoptober campaign.A Stop Smoking stall, set up by social enterprise group Provide, will be at Chelmsford High Street Market today (October 3) to offer treatment and support free of charge. The stall will also be at the market on the Tuesday (October 7), Friday, October 24, and ... Read more

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:07:03 -0700

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This month has been re-named Stoptober. Across the country smokers are being encouraged to get the support they need to stop smoking for good. Read more

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:43:39 -0700

Carmarthenshire urged to give up smoking as Stoptober campaign starts

Will you stop smoking in October? EXPERTS claim stop smoking for 28 days and you are five times more likely to stop for good. Wednesday October 1 sees the start of Stoptober - a new campaign aimed to help people stub out cigarettes for good. Read more

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:40:58 -0700

Medical Specialists® NHS Pharmacy Help Thousands Quit Smoking for Stoptober

Great news everybody, Stoptober is back. The annual stop-smoking campaign pioneered by Public Health England (PHE) challenges all smokers across England and Wales to kick the habit for 28 days from 1 October, as it is generally believed that smokers are then five times more likely to completely quit for good. (PRWeb October 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10 ... Read more

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:56:30 -0700

Should we ban smoking in all public parks?

A London health report recommends banning smoking in parks. Is this a logical next step in the campaign to stop smoking, or an unjustified attack on personal freedom? Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:23:10 -0700

Stoptober: Smokers across Staffordshire encouraged to stub it...

S MOKERS are being encouraged to quit as part of a nationwide public health campaign.Stoptober takes place throughout October and aims to encourage the nation's eight million smokers to stop smoking for 28 days.Evidence shows people are five times more likely to stop for good if they go smoke-free for this long.Stoke-on-Trent Stop Smoking Service offers free one-to-one or group support sessions ... Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:42:53 -0700

Plea to stop smoking

THE Bradford Beating Diabetes campaign is urging smokers across the district to quit the habit during ‘Stoptober’ to cut the risk of developing the Type 2 form of the disease. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:09:11 -0700

It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share your own

On No Smoking Day former smokers revealed their top tips on quitting... which might help those tackling Stoptober. Read how life changed for them and try the calculator game at the end of the story to get a surprise Read more

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